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SUGAR CRAVINGS: Smart Foods to Kill Your Sweet Tooth !!

We are all familiar with how excessive sugar can harm our body. Still, there is a chance that almost all of us overlook this and consume sugar more than the required amount. You are definitely not the only one if you are left to crave for more after munching on sugary snacks. A lot of simple carbohydrates can quickly satiate your hunger and give your body a temporal energy boost only to leave you yearning for more! How Sugar Affects the Brain and Body? Products that contain added sugar form a major proportion of the daily calorie intake. Consuming sugar in excess might lead to obesity and other chronic diseases like diabetes. Sugar-sweetened drinks such as sodas, juices, and sweet teas contain fructose which is a kind of simple sugar. Consuming fructose increases your hunger and craving for food more than glucose. Furthermore, excessive fructose consumption might counter leptin, an…

Getting Fit for Life: The Fittest Do Live Longer!!

Getting motivated to start a diet and exercising is often considered one of the most difficult parts of the diet. You know you want to lose weight and you’re pretty clear on the changes you need to make to reach that magic number on the scale. But you also know that getting—and staying—on track can be super-daunting, especially if you’re lacking motivation. But being healthy isn’t just about the number on your scale. There are several other factors that affect your health besides your weight, and everyone is built differently. Often, people simply lack the motivation to get started or lose their motivation to keep on track with their goals. But luckily, motivation is something you can work to increase. Here are a few steps that can help you stay motivated to lose weight. 1. Define Motivation: Find Your Way and Remind Yourself of it Every Single Day. The reason…

Super Fit Mom Shweta Fixes It All Through Yoga

In today’s aesthetically charged world, who does not want to look fit and good? Everyone does and there is no harm in wanting and trying to maintain oneself. Yoga, however, works on profound levels. Not only does it help reduce weight but it also strengthens the mental and emotional aspects of your fitness. Read on the story of an inspiring mother, Shweta, who took the daunting task of losing weight after pregnancy head-on. Age 38 Gender Female Before After  Weight  69 Kg  51 Kg  Height  5′ 3″  Transformation period  8 months When and why did you choose to transform? I had gained a lot of weight due to pregnancy. It was in 2007 when my son was born. I was not really fat before marriage but pregnancy took a toll on my figure. I used to be bummed seeing myself on the mirror or in the pictures. That version of…